Luca Tormen

Luca joined Portolano Cavallo in 2017.

He assists both Italian and foreign clients in matter of disputes and arbitration on civil and commercial matters.

Luca obtained his Law degree cum laude from Sapienza Università di Roma in 2016 with a Private Law dissertation, prepared at the Université Paris Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) after awarding a scholarship to study abroad. While completing his university studies, Luca spent a semester abroad at the Law Department of Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve, in Belgium, participating in the Erasmus program.

Luca awarded a PhD in Private autonomy business, work and protection of rights in European and international perspective, European private law curriculum, at Sapienza Università di Roma. Visiting Ph.D student at Columbia University of New York, he defended a dissertation on “Impact of technology on civil law categories”.

In 2023 he obtained an LL.M from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law.

In 2023, he worked as secondee in the Dublin’s headquarters of one of the most prominent multinational companies operating in the digital/social media field.

From 2022 to 2023, he was Contract Professor of Artificial Intelligence and the Threats of Automated Decision-Making at Università degli Studi della Tuscia.

He is also Assistant Professor of Private Law Institutions (of which he has been nominated “Cultore della materia”), Private Law and Advanced Private Law at Sapienza Università di Roma. He was also Assistant Professor in the Advanced Training Course in Legal Management at Sapienza Università di Roma. He is author of several scientific publications for top-ranking reviews and since 2019 he is on the editorial board of the magazine Diritto di Internet, di Digital Copyright e Data Protection (Internet Law, Digital Copyright and Data Protection).

Luca is an active member of several national and international associations such as Young ICCA (International Council for Commercial Arbitration), ITechLaw, and IALA (Italian American Lawyers Association).

Foreign languages: English, French

Luca is a member of the Rome Bar Association (A50458).

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